Island News

RANGAT, 22 Mar 2017/--/Plunder of Solar Lights from a prominent tourist destination in the Middle Andaman region has become an impediment for the Department of Environment and Forest which is striving to promote eco-...
Port Blair, 22 Mar 2017/--/Coop. bank employee booked for abusing co-worker The police have registered a case against an employee of the Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank for voluntarily causing hurt and...
NEW DELHI, 22 Mar 2017/--/A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday demanded changing the name of the famous tourist spot in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Rajya Sabha. “Naming Havelock in the Andamans...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 22 Mar 2017/--/Governor Keshrinath Tripathy was quite reluctant to sign the West Bengal Clinical Establishment (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017 and he sent it back to the government twice. It was after the vigorous persuasion of minister for education and...
Kolkata, 22 Mar 2017/--/Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan will observe hunger strikes in Delhi and three other cities demanding restoration of his administrative and judicial work and withdrawal of the suo motu contempt proceedings against him. "Justice Karnan has decided to hold hunger...

Sports News

Melbourne, 29 Jan 2017/--/Roger Federer, considered the greatest player ever to a grace a tennis court, today won the Australian Open with a five-set win over arch-rival Rafael Nadal in a memorable finale to annexe his...
Melbourne, 29 Jan 2017/--/Sania Mirza will have to wait for her seventh Grand Slam trophy as the Indian and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig lost the Australian Open mixed doubles final 2-6 4-6 to underdogs Abigail...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 22 Mar 2017/--/Tata Motors today commenced pre-bookings for the Tata TIGOR, India's first ‘StyleBack,' across all authorized dealership with a booking amount of Rs 5000. Meant for the young and fast generation...
DARJEELING, 20 Mar 2017/--/On a campaign tour of the hills for the upcoming civic body elections, Arup Biswas, the hills observer of the Trinamool Congress, on Sunday said that given an opportunity, his party would...
DARJEELING, 18 Mar 2017/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to join hands with the Bodoland, Vidarbha and Bundelkhand demand committees under the aegis of the National Federation for Smaller States (NFSS) to take...

National News

Lucknow, 22 Mar 2017/--/In line with the BJP's election manifesto, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath today directed police officials to prepare an action plan for closure of slaughter houses across the state...
NEW DELHI, 22 Mar 2017/--/India is committed to building ties with Pakistan in an environment free from terror and violence, President Pranab Mukherjee said here today. Mukherjee said this in his message to his...

Business News

NEW DELHI, 20 Mar 2017/--/The Lok Sabha today passed the Railway Appropriation Bills and supplementary demands for grants for this year, with the total proposed outlay for 2017-18 pegged at Rs 1,31,000 crore. The...
NEW DELHI, 20 Mar 2017/--/The Union Cabinet on Monday approved four legislations to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST), ahead of their introduction in Parliament this week to enable roll out of the tax reform...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 20 Mar 2017/--/Stocks were in exhale mode on Monday as the Sensex lost over 130 points to reverse two days of climb and the Nifty got off the record after an eventful last week amid mixed global indicators. The Nifty, which had hit a life high of 9,160.05 on Friday after scaling an intra-...

Political Delicacies

19 Mar 2017/--/With the sweeping victory in UP, the spotlight has obviously turned towards the BJP. But days before the announcement of the results of the Assembly elections in five states, Bihar chie...
5 Mar 2017/--/Meera Kumar, the daughter of Jagjivan Ram and the erstwhile Congress speaker of the UPA regime, is tipped to be one of Narendra Modi’s choices as successor to Pranab Mukherjee for the po...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 22 Mar 2017/--/A list of some administrative and police officials, who are working at the behest of ruling Trinamool Congress, is being prepared for sending it to the Union home ministry, said Pratap Banerjee,...
MALDA, 22 Mar 2017/--/Acting on a tip off a team of CID along with English Bazaar policed raided a hotel near Malda town station on Tuesday night and arrested three persons with 500 gram brown sugar. The price of the...
SILIGURI, 22 Mar 2017/--/Personnel of Ashigjar police outpost and excise department officials today seized raw materials for manufacturing illegal liquor from the Chota Fapri area near Siliguri under Jalpaiguri district...

Echo World

London, 22 Mar 2017/--/A shooting incident was reported today outside the British Parliament that resulted in some injuries, a media report said. Shots were reported to have been fired close to the Houses of Parliament...
Beijing, 20 Mar 2017/--/China today warned India to respect its "core concerns" to avoid disruption to bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an international Buddhist seminar...

Reflex Action

22 Mar 2017/--/Massive victory of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh has created unprecedented ecstasy in the saffron brigade and it is being described as Modi’ March signaling emergence of a new politics. The claim of Modi’s march is yet to be scrutinized in proper prospective, but one thing is certain it is...

Editorial

22 Mar 2017/--/By nominating Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has given a clear message. The message is that hard Hindutva remains its core agendum. Highlighting development during the election campaign was just a ploy to inveigle the electorate into voting for the party. That purpose having been served, development will now have to take a back seat. It is Hindutva w...